Hantavirus is a rare but deadly disease that humans catch from infected rodents, particularly Harvest and Deer mice. About 35% of the people who get the virus die from it. Hantavirus can infect anyone. Knowing about the virus and ways to prevent catching it can help protect you.
Hantavirus is an airborne disease. The infection occurs when airborne virus particles from rodent droppings are inhaled. The virus does not spread from person to person. For any questions regarding hantavirus, please contact the Vector Control Program at (858) 694-2888 or email@example.com.
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2013 Hantavirus Positive Cases
| Number of Positive Results to Date||Date Found||Community Area||Rodent Species
|3||01/09/13 ||Rancho Santa Fe ||Western Harvest Mouse
|2||01/08/13||Fallbrook||Western Harvest Mouse
Archived Hantavirus Information
Last Updated: January 17, 2013
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